Fort Scott, KS – This weekend’s weather report calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 80’s, this to tell you why you have no excuses to come and visit the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta. The Fiesta is celebrating 58 years this upcoming weekend. If you head on out this weekend, you won’t be disappointed in all the activity.
The Fiesta kicks off with a parade on Thursday, starting at 6pm. Bob Russell will be the Grand Marshall along with the Sharing Bucket, raising funds for those battling with cancer. The parade will feature antique farm implements and more, on the normal parade route through downtown.
Throughout the event, there will be numerous events, exhibitions and demonstrations. Some of these include rock crushing, horse & tractor pull, wheat thrashing, blacksmith, tractor pull and live music. Also, on the artsy side of life, there will be a quilt show in the Meyers Building, hand-made arts and crafts show and the world famous flea market. All three days are alive with Steam Engines, Blacksmiths, Food and Flea Market Vendors, Drag Saw Demonstrations, Tractors & Gas Engines on Display, Baker Fan Demonstrations. For a complete downloadable schedule, click here.
The $5 admission fee is a small price to pay for the free dinner on Friday night, the collector’s button and to show your support for the local vendors and business. Kids under 12 are free (but they don’t get the cool button).
The organizers are very grateful for the support from their sponsors: Advantage Metals, Atkins Insurance Agency, Bartlesmeyer Jewelry, Big Sugar Lumber, Billiard Hammer Hartman Insurance Inc, Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, Chicken Annies-Girard, Landmark National Bank, Diehl Banwart Bolton CPAs PA, Fort Scott Livestock, Fort Scott Tribune, Key Industries Inc, KOMB-FM All-Hit 103.9, McDonald’s Restaurant, Medicalodges, Fort Scott, Norris Heating and Air-Conditioning, Rogers Body Shop & Alignment Services, Sekan Printing Company, SGT Group, Shepherd Team Auto Plaza, Sonic Drive-In, Tractor Supply, Union State Bank, Ward/Kraft Inc, WCA.
We hope to see you all out there!
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